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Wasting Energy (revised)

This week was the most discouraging for me. The more I learn, the more I feel like there is no right way to achieve sustainability. I use towels to clean up messes instead of paper towels so that I save … Continue reading

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Hope in Creativity

This weeks readings were not as intriguing to me as the previous readings. I felt that the concept of sustainable product service systems was something that we have already talked about in class but not defined. I find that as … Continue reading

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Rocking the Cradle

I was very intrigued by the concept of biological and technical nutrients in our Cradle to Cradle reading. Understanding those along with downcycling and recycling gave me a better grasp on how I can be sustainable in my life and … Continue reading

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Wasting Energy

This week was the most discouraging for me. The more I learn, the more I feel like there is no right way to achieve sustainability. I use towels to clean up messes instead of paper towels so that I save … Continue reading

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A Desire to Help the World

This week’s reading was a little difficult to comprehend but after watching the documentary I think I have a better grasp on social activism. One of the aspects of this concept that attracted my attention is the drive that people … Continue reading

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Barney Stinson

During this week’s readings I tried to envision how I see it play out around me. I immediately thought of a show I watch, “How I Met Your Mother” when one of the characters claims that “new is always better.” … Continue reading

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I’m Not Judgmental, I’m a Designer

This week’s readings were a continuation of empathic design that introduced new ways to achieve it, design probes. The concept was easy to understand and I think that it is great tool that designers can use. Often it is assumed … Continue reading

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Losing Sight

This week’s readings were a little more difficult for me to comprehend at first but once I thought about the overall point of them instead of trying to pick apart every little detail, I understood it; this applies to the … Continue reading

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Seeing the Future vs Living in the NOW

I enjoyed this week’s readings and found it relevant to not only sustainability but to many areas of my life. One major point in the article that I found interesting is the concept of future consciousness. The author stated that … Continue reading

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